Behaviors fluctuate in adolescence. However, there are key signs of drug use that should trigger ACTION! More here on 7 common signs of teen drug use and what to do about them.
Ambien withdrawal can provoke rebound insomnia and often leads to relapse. Learn how you can get off Ambien safely. Plus, info on how medical experts use slow tapering regimens to address symptoms.
Restlessness, anxiety, and headache are only few symptoms of opiate withdrawal. What are the others? How can you address them? A brief guide.
Alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous. The best and safest option is to enroll in medical detox when you plan to go through alcohol withdrawal. Why? Details here.
Crystal meth withdrawal can be quite an agonizing process when done alone. Find out here what awaits you when you quit crystal meth and how to deal with withdrawal safely.
DO NOT ambush a loved one in an intervention. It will end with resentment. Instead, consider an explicit invitation. Here is how and why.
This article aims to inform you about how marijuana has changed over the past three decades…in strength, potency, and composition.
Tip #1 – Know The Landscape, Tip #2 - Educate Yourself, Tip #3 - Drink Water and Lots of It, Tip #4 - Know When to Relax and Refuel, Tip #5 - Bring a Friend and Stay Close. More on safe festival going fun.
With cannabis legalization, edibles have hit the market. Are there any possible risks or dangers involved? We review here.
We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.
A practical guide on how to help a loved one who is dealing with painkiller addiction here.
It usually takes about two weeks complete withdrawal from Dilaudid. During the detox period you’ll experience: anxiety, body cramps, and intense drug craving. More on the dynamics and the course of Dilaudid withdrawal here.